Blumhouse has been teasing followers in regards to the first official trailer for David Gordon Green’s Halloween for fairly a while, and it didn’t disappoint. The Stronger director appears to have a really clear understanding of the franchise’s tone and themes, and the preview has all of us on edge for the most recent terrifying rampage of Michael Myers.
Of course, whereas the Halloween trailer has our blood pumping, and has formally made the anticipate October 19 much more excruciating, it is also a transparent love letter to John Carpenter’s authentic Halloween as nicely. With that in thoughts, we now have put collectively a listing of deep lower references to the unique that present up on this trailer — which we will solely assume means there shall be a lot extra within the precise movie. On that word, let’s get began with a transparent nod to the late Annie Brackett.
The people over at Blumhouse clearly did their homework when it got here time to name again to the unique Halloween and pick particulars to incorporate on this new movie. One of the primary components that makes its approach into the Halloween reboot trailer is the post-mortem for Annie Bracket (portrayed by Nancy Loomis within the first movie). Though it is not clearly Annie at first look, the sketch of the useless woman notes marks on her neck the place she was choked, in addition to a slash wound the place Michael completed her off when he ambushed her from the again of her automotive on the way in which to choose up her boyfriend, Paul.
Dr. Sam Loomis
In one other clear little bit of homage to the unique Halloween, this trailer gives up a courtroom sketch displaying us Dr. Sam Loomis (the late, nice Donald Pleasance) testifying in courtroom about how he shot Michael Myers six occasions (“I SHOT HIM IN THE HEART!”) whereas saving Laurie Strode within the Doyle home. However, the trailer additionally goes one step additional than that. Not solely does this preview for David Gordon Green’s Halloween embody a shot of Sam Loomis as a method of honoring the hero of the primary film, but it surely additionally consists of the identical gunshot sound results that ring out when Loomis fires at Michael within the first movie.